TM Podcast 105: Blake Talks with Matt Mays

Blake

I was able to catch Matt Mays and his band open for The Gaslight Anthem a few times. Each time they blew me out of the water with their performance. While in Boston a few months ago, I was able to get a sneak peek at some of the gear they used. It was an epic stash, and I knew …

TM Podcast 104: Terry and Angelo of Meris

Blake

We have some fun with this one!!! Terry and Angelo sat down to talk with me about alllll kinds of stuff. Including their history with Line6 and Strymon. Yes. You thought these were some new kids on the block, didn’t you? Nope. We talk about that, their design process, and how they think about musical gear. Check out their stuff …

TM Podcast 103: Seth and Brady of Old Blood Noise Endeavors

Blake

This is it! The episode that smoked the house! Jamie Stillman blames Brady, but how do we really know for sure??? This time I sit and talk with Seth McCarrol and Brady Smith about Blockbuster video, guitar pedals, their days in film school, the process behind creating effects. Awesome stuff from awesome dudes. Check their pedals out at Oldbloodnoise.com Don’t …

TM Podcast 102: Julie Robbins of Earthquaker Devices

Blake

A DOUBLE WHAMMY!! This week Julie and I get down to business!!!! She is the business end of EQD and we talk about what her day looks like and some of the plans she has for the company. NAMM is discussed, and a whole bunch of other stuff as well. Great stuff. Don’t forget to show our awesome sponsors some …

TM Podcast 101: Jamie Stillman of Earthquaker Devices

Blake

Been wanting to do this episode for a lonnnng time. Very excited that we were finally able to make it happen. Today I talk to Jamie about the origins of Earthquaker Devices, The Black Keys, his day to day, how the Rainbow Machine came about and of course, pizza. Its really good stuff. Check his stuff out at Earthquakerdevices.com Don’t …

TM Podcast 100: Tom Majeski of CooperFx

Blake

THIS IS IT!!! Episode 100. This is an insane thing. So many hours of rambling on the internet! Tom from CooperFX came on to discuss why he doesn’t consider himself a musician, Count Chocula, how he thinks about creating effects, his dog Cooper and a lot of other stuff. Make sure and check out his work at Cooperfx.com Don’t forget …

TM Podcast 099: Scott Marquart of Stringjoy Guitar Strings, Reprise!

Blake

It has been YEARS since Scott last came on the podcast. A ton of stuff has changed for both of us and if you thought he knew a lot about strings before, well….. you’ll just have to listen. Make sure you check out his site at Stringjoy.com.  he has some killer stuff coming. Keep your eyes peeled on the Gunstreet Wiring …

TM Podcast 096: Florian Schneider of Millimetric Instruments

Blake

This is a bit of a unique one! I talked to Florian briefly at the first annual Fear The Riff Expo and we recorded in a windy parking lot. This time we are chilling in comfort , I’ve acquired my baritone, and we are talking all kinds of nonsense. Good, good stuff. Check out his work at Millimetric.ca Check out …

TM Podcast 095: Chris Benson of Benson Amps Reprise!

Blake

On this episode, Chris and I sit in his wonderful, but sweaty shop. I’m always sweating when I’m recording with Chris. Anyhow, we talk about how things have changed for the both of us, the fact that he was not wearing socks, guitar amps, and I make uncomfortable OJ Simpson references. Make sure you check his stuff out at Bensonamps.com. …

TM Podcast 094: Ryan McCay of Yellowcake Pedals Episode 3

Blake

The first three time guest! Ryan from Yellowcake Pedals returns to discuss a WIDE range of topics today. He educated me on control voltage, we talked about Anthony Bourdain, and a whole lot more. Have fun! Make sure and check out our wonderful sponsors Gunstreet Wiring Shop and Sinasoid. These people are the best in the business at what they do. They support …